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ID: 1030211
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Northwich (inhabited place)  Northwich (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 16 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2667  decimal degrees
Long: 002 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Site of a Roman settlement on the Roman road of Watling Street; occupation began in the Flavian period (1st century CE) with a fort and continued into the Antonine period. Town that has been producing salt since the Middle Ages; damaged by subsidence from salt mining; a medieval motte and bailey on Castle Hill.

Names:
Northwich (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Northwick (NA,V,English,U)
Condate (H,O)  ............ Roman
Norwich (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Wich (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Cheshire (county)  ................  Cheshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Northwich (inhabited place)  ....................  Northwich (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Northwich (inhabited place)  ............  Northwich (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
Romano-British (H)
fort (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Condate..........  [VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 235
.................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
Northwich..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 53
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
Northwick..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Norwich..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 53
Wich..........  [VP]
...........  Domesday Book (1985) 53
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 53
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604415
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 235
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 141
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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